Anger as gospel musician cries out over police brutality in Yenagoa
A gospel musician in Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa State on Monday shared his experience of alleged police brutality.
Sunny Blu Opukiri, shared videos and photos of the incident that occurred close to an Access Bank Branch in the state capital.
He said the police were seen harassing the driver of a commercial rickshaw (keke marwa), accusing the man of parking in a wrong place meanwhile he had not broken any rule.
He said the policemen were already beating up the keke rider when he protested on his behalf.
“Immediately I tried to speak out while the gazing crowd was murmuring, the officer that was using his gun wrongly now faced me, held me by my pants and rough-handled me real good dragging me to the van, saying he would teach me a lesson for supporting the innocent man,” he saidPunch